Ph.D Laurel A. Neme, An International Consultant Specializing In Natural Resource Management And Author Of "Animal Investigators: How The World's First Wildlife Forensics Lab Is Solving Crimes And Saving Endangered Species".
Illegal wildlife trafficking is the third-largest illegal trade in the world, after drugs and human trafficking, involving $20 billion in global trade each year. However a unique forensics lab created by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service may help stem the tide of this environmental crisis. Dr. Laurel A. Neme, author of Animal Investigators: How the World's First Wildlife Forensic Lab Is Solving Crimes and Saving Endangered Species, explains the lab's role in criminal investigation.